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of indoor fire. >> reporter: he got a demonstration of a security alert as loud speakers sounded at the u.s. embassy in baghdad after what was described a small explosion in the heavily fortified green zone. the vice president called on lawmakers to form a government which includes all the main political blocks. >>> five after the hour. time for another "living $mart" report. jessica doyle is here with a look at world markets. we're on holiday in the states. want the rest of the world? a mixed picture overnight. and we have a day off today. traders are of course taking a day off in honor of the 4th of july holiday and probably a good thing investors are getting time off, as well. given the performance the u.s. market has put in lately. the dow fell for the seventh session in a row on friday. for the week the key averages fell between 5 to 6%. >>> a consumer alert this morning involving buy son meat. rocky mountain natural meats issued a recall for 66,000- pounds of the meat. it is linked to e. coli illness and six people in colorado and new york. it was sold between may 21st and may 27th. >
for passing secrets to the west. a high level meeting took place yesterday between u.s. state department officials and their russian counterparts and the scheduled court hearing for the three suspects from arlington, virginia, was abruptly cancelled. they have now been moved to new york. >>> and activity has just been reported at a russian prison where americans are being held. we will keep you updated on the story as we get more information. >>> right now it is time for another "living $mart" report. jessica doyle is here with a preview of the day ahead on wall street. she has a smile because of yesterday. >> that's right, andrea. this is a rally some people could really get behind. nice past couple of days on wall street. in fact, two days of gains have taken the dow back above the 10,000 level. and already today asian stocks are higher as well with the nikkei up 2.7%. the dow stands this morning at 10018 after surging 275 points yesterday. the nasdaq rose 66 points, and the s&p 500 was up by 32. >>> b.p.'s chief executive is in the middle east and wall street is watching his moves ver
. the deal, which the u.s. has been pushing for years, must be still approved by the afghan parliament and pakistani parliament. >> in iraq, the deadliest attack this year against antiterrorist forces happened over the weekend. a suicide bomber hit a line of sunni security workers waiting to collect their paychecks. nearly 50 people were killed. the attack in baghdad comes as the u.s. looks to withdrawal all come boot bath troops in iraq. >>> montgomery county police say bus riders have no reason to fear using a busy station now that police officers have arrested the suspect in a deadly shooting. police say the shooting victim, 23-year-old marlin highman was at the gaithersburg bus depot on saturday night when he got in to an argument with another man and they exchanged gun fire. after he was shot he tried to get in to a cab at the station but collapsed. >>> pedestrian fatalities in the district are climbing while strangely enough the total number of fatalities are falling. since 2002, pedestrian fatalities have doubled. distracted drivers and distracted pedestrians are contributing to
's angie with a look at realtime traffic coming up. >>> in the news now at 5:10, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton is in the capital of hanoi for events marking the 15th anniversary of normalized u.s. vietnam relations. she arrived in hanoi for two days of talks today that will include a regional security forum with senior officials around southeast asia. clinton came to hanoi from seoul where she announced new u.s. sanctions against north korea. >>> a 12-year-old girl died after being swept away by floodwaters in flagstaff, arizona. it happened after a heavy thunderstorm hit northern arizona. swift floodwaters and debris knocked down fence and created a muddy mess. several communities were evacuated. the teenager known as the barefoot bandit is back in his old stomping ground. compliments of a ride on a plane controlled by authorities. colton harris moore is accused of a number of crimes ranging from petty burglary to the theft of planes. sometimes he committed them in his bare feet. he was arrested on july 10 knot the bahamas after he was accused of crashing a plane he stole from
within the satellite and radar. you can see the ridge over the eastern u.s. with the clouds around it. clockwise circulation and the clouds, the ones to the east will be our savior as we get in to tomorrow and thursday. a lot of areas in the 70s but upper 70s and a lot of humidity and haze in the air and not a lot of wind to mix it up. a sticky day. mid-80s by 9:00. upper 90s to near 100. we will hang out at the 100- degree neighborhood for the afternoon. better weather coming. just hang in there for today. code orange air quality and heat advisory until 11:00 p.m. it is 5:30ish. the latest on then wednesday commute. >> i sure do. overall a nice and quiet drive across the viewing area, across virginia, maryland and dc. as we look at 95 and the baltimore washington parkway, nothing but green cars here past 198 to the beltway. we will move it outside and show you the outer loop here in maryland. more volume is building between university and georgia. expect this to slow down in the next hour or so. drive in to dc, no real issues to report. a great live example for you here at pennsylvan
took their oath of office last night at the u.s. naval academy. thousands of family and friends looked on as they became members of the naval academy class of 2014. this group was chosen from among 17,400 applicants, a record for the academy. >>> if you would like to celebrate the 4th with real patriotic spirits, how about george washington's whiskey? now the public has a chance to buy rye whiskey made from the same recipe washington used. the first public tasting was held on thursday in mount vernon. a george washington reenactor helped to kick off the event. >> it is a bit early in the day for me to envibe. however, distilleries work is never done [ laughter ] and so i will, before you have an opportunity to taste it, i will make sure it is fine and good for you and all of our guests. >> reporter: models are being sold for 7 -- bottles are sold for $85 a piece. the proceeds benefit mount vernon's education program. >>> president obama's next push could be over immigration reform. that story is coming up. >>> thanks to oughtscy osbourne, science has a chance to see why all the substan
year. >>> the bare foot bandit is back u.s. soil. that story coming up. >> something happened during the all-star game that has not happened since the 1990s. >> testing to see how bp containment cap is working on the ocean floor. we'll tell you about it when "9 news" traffic returns. this is unlike any car you've ever seen before. this is power with efficiency. this is an interior that exceeds even the promise of the exterior. this is the all-new jaguar xj. the stunning result of taking a very different road. >> >>> in the news now, the teenager police called the foot bandit is back in the u.s. after pleading guilty to charges in bahama. >> nuclear scientist who took refuge at the pakistani embassy here in washington is headed back to his homeland. he disappeared a year ago on a pilgrimage to saudi arabia. he repeatedly said the u.s. kidnapped him, but the state department said he is here freely. >> the government said it wants more analysis of the bp cap, before engineers try to see whether it has stopped the leak. become p is ramping up containment efforts while it is waiting for t
in our next living smart segment. >> scary news about the number of foreclosures in the u.s. >>> what started as a traffic stop leads police to a stash of counterfeit money. >> it's 5:25. here's angie. >> we'll take a live look. this is the way we like it. we have more shots from around the region, along with your thursday morning forecast, coming up. >>> welcome back to "9 news" now. thank you for joining us. angie is here, she will have traffic for you in just a moment. devon is in for howard. >> sunny for our forecast, that is going to bring warmer temperatures in and really warm us up yesterday, 90 degrees was our official high. today, starting out, 70ss in many cases. 71 in columbia in howard county. 72 in andrews and prince george's county. arlington 73. temperatures just outside of washington. we'll see where we are, analyst, 74 this morning. 69 in hagerstown, 66 in culpepper. forecast, sunshine through the morning hours. 90 with a few clouds at noon. 93 and a few clouds at 5:00. we'll talk more about storms when we have our complete forecast in 15 minutes. >> let's get straigh
sponsored by the australian and u.s. governments to find the world's best unmanned vehicles. >>> five after the hour. time for another "living $mart" report. jessica doyle has a preview of the day ahead on wall street. we remember it fondly. we were talking about 11000 at one time. >> isn't that amazing? we were once at 14,000. so we are happy it is july. why? because it is no longer the horrible second quarter for wall street. not that things will necessarily change much right away. checking stocks, we were just talking about 14000. we are at 9774 after losing 96 points yesterday. the nasdaq dropped 25 an the s&p 500 was down 10. >>> wall street just put in its worst quarterly performance since the financial crisis. the dow is down 10% in the second quarter. the nasdaq down 11% and the s&p 500 dropped by 12%. >>> people say money can't buy happiness, but apparently it can approximate it a gallup poll finds people are more satisfied with their lives when they have more money. but it is usually associated with feeling respected and working at a fulfilling job. we all know money helps a littl
.p. >> reporter: the oil company has denied it specifically asked for the bomber's freedom. u.s. lawmakers are calling for an investigation in to the matter. however, even if b.p. is found to have played a role in his release she now living in libya and it is unlikely he would be forced to return to prison. >>> drivers in arlington, virginia won't get a warning anytime if they run lights at four intersections. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is joining us from one of those intersections with more. >> reporter: these cameras have been up and running over a month now. until today violaters have only received a warning. but now, as of midnight last night, if you are caught with these cameras, if they catch you running red lights you are going to be charged a $50 fine. here are the intersections you need to watch for as you make your way to work this morning. north glebe road at fairfax drive. northbound lynn street at eastbound lee highway. southbound fort meyer drive at lee highway and where we are right now northbound washington boulevard at lee highway. so there you go. you have been wa
claim one sailor was killed in a shootout on friday and the other captured. the u.s. military says they disappeared on the way to a nearby base. the taliban says it won't the sailor's bodies unless the u.s. releases insurgent prisoners and u.s. they say they will soon determine the fate of the survivor. >>> officers found 150-pounds of marijuana inside of an 18 wheeler last wednesday. they pulled the driver for a violation along van doren street. police arrested two men for transporting controlled substances and for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. >>> it is 5:06. >>> time for another "living $mart" report. turning to wall street, investors will be on the lookout for economic data this morning. the latest check on consumer confidence and a snapshot of the housing market. encouraging news helped stocks yesterday. checking the numbers, the dow stands at 10525 after surging 100 points yesterday. the nasdaq jumped 27 and the s&p climbed by 12. >>> b.p. is removing tony heyward as ceo and assigning him to a post in russia. we are told it will happen in october. the
this morning. now this morning marks the first time that keolis has entered the u.s. commuter train market but get this, keolis is already in talking to try to take over and get the contract for maryland's commuter train marc. we could likely be hearing much more from keolis in the months to come. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there's good news for metro. the system has won preapproval for $220 million in safety and reliable upgrades from the federal transit administration. some of the upgrades include safety recommendations following the june 2009 fatal red line crash. money will go for rehabilitation of the blue, orange and yellow lines as well as track upgrades and overhauling rail equipment and there will be some funds to improve elevators and escalators. >>> a 10-year-old struck by a car this weekend in georgetown is hospitalized with life- threatening injuries. it happened last night on wisconsin avenue between q and r streets. investigators are trying to figure out what happened. they still don't know if the boy was in the cross walk when he was struck. >>> following a deadly fire
with pulmonary hyper mention india, the u.s., canada and britain. the results have been promising but critics are concerned no clinical trials have taken place in children. >>> strokes in children. they are rare but they do happen. one arlington teenager shares her story of how, with the help of family, doctors and her own strength, she beat the odds and battled to recovery. anita brickman reports. >> reporter: aerial suffered a stroke in november of 2005 when she was just 13 years old but she hasn't let what happened to her keep her from being a normal teen. >> the past 4 1/2 years has been recovery. i would say i'm pretty normal now. i play three sports all throughout high school. i ran a marathon this last october. >> reporter: back then some doctors suggested she may never walk again. she suffered the stroke during the first swim meet of the season. >> i was going really slow all of a sudden and had a headache and thought what is going on here? i kind of forgot how to swim found out i was having a stroke. >> she was paralyzed on the left side and blind in her left eye. >> reporter: she sp
in an air conditioned place, log on to our website at u.s. a wusa. the heat alert story with a list of cooling centers is on the front page. >>> it is tough enough just walking around in the heat but what if you are wearing a fire suit in carrying loads of gear. dc firefighters can wear shorts a the station but have to put on the full suits to respond to calls and the number of calls goes up in heat like this. >> we have 60 to 75-pounds of equipment on that protects us from the heat but also keeps us very hot so we have to pay close attention to that. >> reporter: dc fire and ems safety officers report the fire scenes to keep watch on their crews. normally firefighters might fight flames 15 to 20 minutes but in temperatures like these the time is usually kept under ten minutes. >>> 18 people are out of their homes after a fire we told you about during this hour yesterday. neighbors called for help when they spotted flames on the roof at 10 rhode island avenue. the fire spread to two adjacent homes. some 100 firefighters worked to douse the flames. an investigation is underway in to
the region and we are monitoring the u.s. geological survey. we haven't seen anything pop up yet. we are monitoring it and watching it. good news it was a very small tremor. we will watch it and continue to monitor it. no damage reported. i don't think it will be a big deal but something to talk about through the morning. everything is okay. no need to worry. get to the three-day forecast. it is all about the heat. jump in to that. heat advisory in affect at 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. i touched upon this with the news yesterday that i might have to bring rain chance up a little bit. maybe taking them away on saturday. that's what i did yesterday. saw the signs that were starting to reinforce the front moving through earlier. not much relief behind the front. fog in some areas. not as thick as yesterday. in the 70s to lower to mid 880s before we know it. heat advisory in affect today. slightest chance of an isolated storm. i need to stick that in. partly cloudy and hot and humid as we go in to saturday. i will show you where i think the storm chances are best there, too. 78 right now.
's administration is taking steps to make it easier for u.s. troop who is suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder to receive government benefits. changes should allow them to get help sooner. >> i sent in my claim in july of '09 and i did not hear anything from them at all. it's estimated there could be close to 300,000 troops who served in iraq or afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder. >>> here is a look at who is celebrating a birthday today. star trek actor patrick stewart is 70. harrison ford is 68 today. actor and comedian cheech maron is 64. director cameron crow turns 53 today. we'll be right back. it's 5:20. >>> guys who participate screw up their swings for the rest of the season. eight men did take the challenge. this is the longest in the contest. of waiting # 0 minutes he post add goose egg there and got eliminated. it was poppy with 11 in the final round. 32 total taking the home run derby title. not bad for a guy who almost got cut in april. the all star game is tonight. as for the nationals, they hit the all star break at 11 games under 500. while that doesn't sound good
is dominating. this is the ridge that gave u.s. the heat. backed a way a little bit. it will come back. storms go up and around the ridge. an upper low in the gulf of mexico and this is keeping bonnie from getting stronger. bonnie is heading to sowf right now and the storm goes up and around the ridge and keeping things dry. we need some rain. look agent the future cast, few and far between a little action later this afternoon but generally west of the metro. tonight things clear out and tomorrow we will bubble up a couple of storms if we are lucky in the afternoon but don't expect much in the way of rain chances picking up until perhaps sunday afternoon. as far as bonnie it is now a hurricane moving to south florida. probably going to track across the keys. a weak tropical storm. winds at the latest advisory 40 miles an hour and look at the motion, west northwest at 18. this will cross the florida straits. by tonight in the gulf of mexico. tomorrow gulf of mexico headed, here we are at 4:00, heading to louisiana and passing south and west. if this were a hurricane it would be one of the worst
it is leveling off. smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the u.s. more smokers pick up the habit in their teens. >>> you'll find a party with a purpose this weekend in one local community. the 19th street baptist church is spreading the word about preventable diseases. free medical tests and screenings for diabetes, hiv, hypertension, heart disease and prostate cancer will take place at the community wide block party on saturday. that's in northwest dc on 16th street starting tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. >>> is fort detrick responsible for environmental pollution that is believed to have caused cancer cases in the commune around the base in that's the question one family wants answered as it convenes what it is calling a town meeting this weekend. they want anyone who lived around fort detrick and may have cancer to come forward and tell their story. the frederick county, health department says the information would be valuable. >> we definitely are interested in being able to take the information that is collected and be able to use that information to analyze
now at 5:40, national guard troops will head to the u.s. mexico border next month for a year-long deployment. their assignment is to look for illegal border crossers and smuggler and assist in criminal investigations. the troops will be armed but can use their weapons only to protect themselves. >>> the uss wee ya what scream ma stopped on the way from norfolk, virginia to the caribbean in latin america. the navy ship is starting a four month mission called continuing promise 2010. the crew will conduct  humanitarian and assistance projects in seven countries from haiti to colombia. >>> today lindsay lohan is expected to turn herself in to start too serve a 90-day jail sentence. the judge handed down the time after the 24-year-old actress violated her probation in a 2007 drug case. lohan will -- reportedly spend the last two days at a drug rehab center. >>> the aclu is concerned about request from dc police to register the security cameras. that story is coming up. >>> plus, if your home's foundation already has some cracks, our recent heat spells could make things worse. h
in u.s. history. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> still to come when the news returns, the start of school is just around the corner. coming up new guidelines on how to deal with lice. >>> but first, dozens of homes are destroyed and more threatened as crews battle wildfires out west. >>> welcome back. good news on the capital belt way. the fire is gone on the inner loop and both lanes are moving. back to you. >>> in the news now, the body of a lexington park, maryland woman who mysteriously disappeared eight days ago was found. she was killed and her suspected murderer is behind bars. the suspect was a-- arrested at a hotel in niagara falls. >>> the utah supreme court reversed the conviction of warren jeffs and ordered a new trial. the jury received incorrect instructions before considering his role in toe the 2001 marriages of a 14-year-old girl to her 19-year-old cousin. jeffs was convicted in 2007. he is serving two consecutive terms of five years to life. firefighters near los angeles are dealing with a serious battle. a wildfire sparked up tuesday afternoon and q
marijuana, both legally and illegally in the u.s. medical marijuana is now legal in 14 states an the district. in colorado, medical marijuana has been legal for a decade, and denver's west ward paper has hired a pot reviewer that goes by the pen name william breathes and he reviews dispensaries and the quality of the marijuana they sell. >> journalism degree, a good writer and he can punctuate and spell, which was different than a lot of people who applied for the job. >> load up a little bit and taste it. try to taste the smoke as it comes out. like i was saying it has a real woody finish. and then after a few hits of it try to feel what type of buzz it is and what it is doing to my body medically. >> reporter: he has been smoking for 15 years to ease chronic stomach pain. now his medicine says pays his mortgage. >>> outlet malls are a great place to bargain hunt but not everything is as it seems. coming up we look at the pitfalls of discount shopping an tells you where the real savings are. check out the story later today at wusa9.com. sports is next when the news continues.
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